How to Grow Larger Onions in Your Backyard Vegetable Garden
I used to make 3 mistakes when growing onions. Read more to learn what I had to change to begin growing large onions in my backyard, zone 3 vegetable garden in Calgary Alberta.
Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Garden
These easy to grow vegetables are perfect for the beginner gardener! Choosing these vegetables will give you the best chance for success in growing your zone 3 garden.
Free Printable Companion Planting Chart
Find out how to use companion planting in your garden to attract pollinators and to minimize garden pests. Print my free companion planting chart to use when planning your zone 3 vegetable garden.
The Best Soil for Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens
Soil layers in raised beds can be used to feed growing vegetables for years to come. Using these layers in your raised bed will not only provide vegetables with nutrients but also help your garden to better retain mosture.
About Krista Green
Krista lives on a 4 acre homestead in the foothills of Calgary, Alberta, along with her husband and 3 children. Vegetable gardening and self-sufficiency have been a passion of Krista's for a number of years. Krista's aspires to share her gardening knowledge with others, to help them navigate growing vegetables in the often challenging zone 3 gardening climate.
Krista helped in the family vegetable garden growing up in Vernon BC and then later near Calgary Alberta. At the age of 16, she started a job at a greenhouse in the Calgary area. She continued working there (some years only part time) for the next 10 years. As an adult, Krista has always grown a vegetable garden in whatever space was available. Some years that meant a garden bed in the local community garden.
Growing healthy, organic, fresh food for her family has always been important to Krista, and through this website she hopes to help each of you who strive to do the same.